Travel Information

Pitkerners citizens travelling to Botswana

Citizens of Pitcairn that are travelling to Botswana can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Botswana

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🌴 Tropical conditions
historical architecture
investment spot

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Botswana from Pitcairn usually are around 442.00 GBP. Ethiopian Airlines is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

South African Airways

. Popular domestic airlines are

South African Airways

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is BWP.

1 GBP = 13.463747 BWP

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $4.30 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Botswana. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Botswana has put in place enhanced entry restrictions due to COVID-19. If you're arriving from a high-risk country (not including Australia) you'll be refused entry into Botswana and have your visa cancelled. If you're a resident returning from a high-risk country you're exempt from these restrictions, but will be subjected to 14-days mandatory quarantine. If you're in Botswana and wish to leave, be aware that departure options are becoming more limited. Monitor the media for latest developments and follow the instructions of local authorities. Do not travel to Botswana.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Botswana. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.29 / 5)
Safety (2.36 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.90 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$52.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$4.30 USD

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